On this edition of Track Record: Leadership and executive coach, Michael Banks. He's well known for working with leaders and management teams in the US, particularly with American Express. He has just written a book about his experiences in needing a new kidney - which he credits with throwing new light on his personal and business life. He's also a noted speaker and writer.
In this edition of Track Record: A former commissioning editor for TV's 'Big Brother' who's now recognised as an entrepreneur, motivational coach and speaker. He's Shed Simove and his latest work is 'Ideas Man', which is a look at his career to date, his maverick yet fun outlook, and how dozens of his ideas came to be - some successful and others disastrous failures.
Andro Donovan began her working career as a teacher, but has worked in business as a leadership development specialist. She has worked with a number of top management teams and CEOs from blue chip companies, assisting them to create the culture they need to support their business growth and people performance strategies. She's a regular blogger and she's just published the book, 'Motivate Yourself'.
Warren Knight is a former dancer who's voted as one of the Top 100 Global Influencers in 2017 for his work in helping small businesses get digitally savvy. His background is in IT; he writes and blogs about his work and is also an international Digital Transformation keynote speaker and coach. He's also a former professional dancer!
On this editon of Track Record - motivational psychologist, speaker, one-time pop star and writer, Paul Boross. He is a believer in the redemptive power of communication. He's been the team psychologist on Sky TV's School Of Hard. Knocks for the past seven years. His early career was as a musician and comedian - he led the chart-topping Morris Minor & The Majors and partnered Ainsley Harriott in the Calypso Twins. He's a Society of NLP Master Trainer and his most recent book on successful pitching is a collaboratrion with Scott Quinnell, the former rugby player, 'Leader On The Pitch'.
Tim Jarvis is the founder, creative director and CEO at Fabrik - one of the UK and Europe’s premier creative portfolio builders, making it easy for those in the industry to generate professional portfolios to showcase incredible work. So far, Tim and his team have worked on over 60,000 portfolios and projects. Tim is a former web and graphic designer
Temi Alanamu is the co-creator of the app Whatsinit - she suffers from diet related ill-health and developed the app to decode food packaging and understand labelling. She's a history fellow at the University of Kent, and a member of Enterprise Nation.
Jo Causon is Chief Executive at the Institute of Customer Service. Her background is in the financial services sector, having recently been appointed as a non-executive director to Aegon UK’s independent governance committee and having previously spent more than 11 years working for organisations such as Aviva plc. She has also held director roles in brand and business consulting, policy development and research for City and Guilds and the Chartered Management Institute.
Simon Napier-Bell is a music manager, composer, writer and author, most famous for managing Wham!, The Yardbirds and Marc Bolan, and for collaborating with the likes of Dusty Springfield and Burt Bacharach. He started out as a jazz musician before writing film scores, then branching into music and artist management with The Yardbirds. This career took him into the Eighties, where he managed the duo Wham! at the height of their fame. He’s written extensively too. His book and film, ’50 Years Legal’ is out now, charting half a decade since the change in the law around homosexuality.
Campbell Macpherson is a writer, speaker and author, and founder of Change & Strategy International Ltd (www.changeandstrategy.com), experts in change management. His background ranges from the Australian military, via the aviation industry to renowned organisations such as Andersen Consulting, Virgin and one of the world's largest Sovereign Wealth Funds. He’s held positions in HR, strategy, marketing and now runs his own consultancy. His book about change management – The Change Catalyst – is out now.